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Example sentences from the Web for habergeon
"I can tell thee that mine are blunt for want of use," retorted a comrade, hammering busily at a broken link in his habergeon.Sarchedon|G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
He wore a gipon of fustian, all stained by his habergeon; for he had only just arrived home from a long voyage.Chaucer for Children|Mrs. H. R. Haweis
The sword of him that layeth at them cannot hold the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)|John Ruskin
Habergeon, ha-bėr′je-un, n. a piece of armour to defend the neck and breast.
Every free layman having ten marks in chattels shall have a habergeon, iron cap, and lance.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts